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27 Jun 2008

Forestry - A Positive Contributor to Tasmania's Economy

Forest Industries Association of Tasmania Chief Executive, Terry Edwards, said the latest study into Tasmania’s forest industry by Dr Jacki Schirmer clearly show the employment and economic benefits that industry brings to the state.   Read more...

22 Feb 2007

Softwood Decision in best Interests of Tasmanian Softwood Supply

The decision to award the softwood resource to FEA was the right decision for the Tasmanian softwood industry, according to peak forest industry body the Forest Industries Association of Tasmania. There are alternative sources of supply. It is time now for Auspine to consider those alternatives and take the necessary commercial steps to secure its business and ongoing employment for as many of its staff as possible.  Read more...

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